Desmond Dekker

Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Eligible since: 1988 (The 1989 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? No  what's this?

Essential Albums (?)WikipediaAmazon MP3Amazon CD
Action! (1968)

Essential Songs (?)WikipediaAmazon MP3YouTube
Pretty Africa (1967)
Israelites (1968)

Desmond Dekker @ Wikipedia

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This guy is awesome

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Thursday, 06.17.10 @ 06:07am

I'm serious. Dekker is important for having one of the earliest international reggae hits. He had most of his hits with the Aces however (including "Israelites") so this page should be called Desmond Dekker & The Aces. "It Miek" and "007 (Shanty Town)" are also very good.

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Wednesday, 07.28.10 @ 09:38am

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